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Donor-Funded Non-Scholarship Endowments

Non-scholarship endowed funds enhance the quality of a Duquesne education in many ways. These funds range from endowed chairs and programs to resource funds assisting students with educational expenses other than tuition. Click on the listings below for descriptions of these funds.

Fund name beginning with: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Non-Scholarship Endowed Funds by Schools and Departments

McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts

Helen & Harry Cromie Endowment Fund
Created by Harry Cromie, this fund is designed to subsidize an annual publication of outstanding freshmen writing to promote and encourage the development of writing skills. Administrator: Chair of the Department of English.

DeNardo Fund for Excellence in Math
Created by Joseph W. DeNardo, this fund supports the academic programs within the Mathematics department. Administrator: Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Clark Edwards, Ph.D. Communication Innovation Endowment
Created by many generous donors, this fund is awarded to an undergraduate student with a declared major in Communications and Rhetorical Studies who meets the internship/work experience requirements. Administrator: Chair of the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies.

Vernon F. Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Philosophy, Theology and Law
Established by the Estate of Bernard J. Ransil, this fund supports the holder of the Chair for the Integration of Science, Philosophy, Theology and Law. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Dr. Cherie Haeger Endowed Fund
Created by Irene G. Haeger, this fund is awarded to English Department doctoral students who meet the requirements in their research, travel, and professional development. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Irma A. Jones Endowed Student Resource Fund
Created by Richard G. Morris in memory of his wife, this fund is awarded to a student enrolled in the Criminal Justice concentration of the Sociology program who meets the need requirements to defray ancillary educational expenses. Administrator: Dean, McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Jurczak/Antolini Endowed Sociology Fund
Created by the Goett family and other generous donors, this fund supports Sociology academic programs. Administrator: Chair of the Department of Sociology.

Ketchum Endowed Fund for Public Communication
Created by Ketchum Incorporated, this fund is intended to assist faculty scholarship in public communications. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

McKenna Family Philosophy Endowment
Created by Regis McKenna, this fund supports Philosophy academic programs. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Lambert F. Minucci Endowed Fellowship
Established by the Estate of Lambert Minucci, this fund is awarded at the Dean's discretion for the support of a fellowship position. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Nimick Forbesway Foundation English Graduate Diversity Teaching Assistantship
Established by the Nimick Forbesway Foundation, along with Timothy and Victoria Enright, this fund supports an English graduate diversity teaching assistantship position. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

O'Donnell/Beymer Memorial Award
Created by Andrew M. Quinn, this fund is awarded to English majors on the basis of merit. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Ronald M. Polansky Graduate Philosophy Endowed Student Resource Fund
Created by Ronald Polansky, this fund benefits graduate students in the Philosophy Department. Administrator: Chair of the Department of Philosophy.

Psychology Department Endowed Graduate Student Resource Fund
Established by the Estate of Martha Mattingly, this fund assists graduate students in their pursuit of advanced degrees in psychology. Administrator: Chair of the Department of Psychology.

Michael J. Parada Memorial Endowed Student Resource Fund
Created by Victoria Parada, this fund is awarded to any full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts for assistance with ancillary educational expenses. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Msgr. Charles Owen Rice Endowed Lectureship in Catholic Social Thought
Created by John R. McGinley, Jr., this fund provides financial support for the annual Rice Lecture Series. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Judge Joseph H. & Ann I. Ridge Endowed Student Resource Fund
Created by Ann I. Ridge, this fund is awarded to students pursuing degrees in Sociology with a concentration in Human Services and who meet the need requirements. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Severino A. Russo Endowed Faculty Development Award
Created by Severin and David Russo in memory of their father, this fund is used for creating development awards for the faculty members in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Ryan Endowed Chair for Newman Studies
Created by Catharine M. Ryan and John T. Ryan, III, this fund supports the activities of the Ryan Chairholder. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Andre Schuwer Philosophy Resource Fund
Established by the Estate of Andre Schuwer, this fund provides support for graduate students enrolled in the Philosophy program. Administrator: Chair of the Department of Philosophy.

Alphonse M. Stanton Endowed Memorial Book Fund in Journalism
Created by Carol A. Stanton, Thomas M. Stanton, and Marilyn Martin, in memory of their father, this fund provides financial assistance for the ancillary educational expenses of students in the Journalism Department. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Dr. Michael P. Weber Endowment Research Grant
Created by Patricia G. Weber in memory of her husband, this annual research grant is intended for a student in the Graduate Center for Social and Public Policy or a graduate student who participated in the Spiritan Division of Academic Programs. Administrator: Dr. Evan Stoddard.

Yoder-Wolfe Dean's Endowment
Created by Patricia Yoder and J. Ronald Wolfe, this fund is to be used at the Dean's discretion. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.